Agent Name

Ceftazidime

CAS Number

78439-06-2

Formula

C22-H22-N6-O7-S2.5H2-O

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Ceftazidime pentahydrate; Ceptaz; Fortaz; Pentacef; SN 401 pentahydrate; Tazicef; Tazidime; Tazidime in plastic container; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Sources/Uses

A cephalosporin antibiotic; [Pfizer]

Comments

May cause allergic skin reaction and asthma; [Pfizer] Occupational asthma confirmed in a pharmaceutical worker; [Malo]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: